Changing The Game: Using Minecraft to Address 21st-Century Learning For Student With Autism

This post was originally a guest post for EdSurge. Power of Play Renowned philosophers and educators throughout history, including Plato, Comenius, Locke, Rousseau, Froebel, Piaget, and Papert, have lauded the power of play in teaching, especially for young learners. Modern research continues to demonstrate that playful learning, especially when digital and multi-modal, improves educational outcomes. It’s baffling that I still have to … Continue reading Changing The Game: Using Minecraft to Address 21st-Century Learning For Student With Autism

Minecraft and Accessible Play

This post was originally a guest post on July 12, 2017 for the Minecraft Education Blog. BACKGROUND This likely won’t be your typical Minecraft Education blog post since I do not engage in typical teaching.  Granted most teachers, given every child’s uniqueness, would say the same and even more so educators who’ve embraced Minecraft for … Continue reading Minecraft and Accessible Play